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Saturday, August 25, 2012

Book Blogger Hop August 24 to August 30

"Welcome to The Reading Life"
Ruprecht
Book Blogger Hop
August 24-30

I am very glad to see that Crazy for Books by Jennifer has restarted The Book Blogger Hop.   I always found it a great way to discover new to me blogs and I gained some great mutual followers through it.

"Welcome to all book blog hoppers"-
Carmilla
I post on a wide variety of books.   Among my interests are Asian fiction, short stories, classics, modern novels, and literary fiction.   I like to discover new to me authors.   

Every week Jennifer poses an interesting question for participants.

This weeks question is What is your favorite thing about blogging?

My Answer

I have loved reading for as long as I can remember.   I was always made to feel I was somehow odd in this passion and I felt alone in my love for reading.    Thanks to the huge international book blog world I know longer feel alone.  Through it I have connected not just to legions of other avid readers but authors as well so it has gotten me closer to the creative process.   

I will follow back any one who follows me.  Just leave a comment so I will know you are now following me.  I will also return the visits of those who leave comments.

I am on Twitter as @thereadinglife

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5 comments:

Ann said...

I like visiting book blogs, I find so many new books and authors, that I never would have even thought about otherwise. I also like reading reviews to books, helps me know if I would like to read the book. Therefore, I have a TBR pile that just keeps growing.

I am a new follower, you can find me at
http://annsreadingcorner.blogspot.com

Thanks for your visit.

Elizabeth said...

OLD FOLLOWER.

Great answer....I love the creativity on blogs.

Stop by to read my entire post if you like. There is also a giveaway going on at my blog.

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
http://silversolara.blogpsot.com

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

To be able to write and publish freely without the fear of rejection by editors and publishers.

Suko said...

Hoppin' by, Mel! Have a great weekend!!

Susan said...

I agree with everything you said. Those are all reasons that I blog as well.

Happy Hopping!